Jan 17, 2013 6:00am EST
yesterday to announce that chelsea clinton has joined us this year as the honorary co-chair. she'll be appearing at the mall event. she'll be joined by a number of celebrities and performers there including eva longoria, bo biden, ben folds -- who i'm excited about from my time in college -- as well as 100 organizations from all across the capitol region that do service. and folks will be able to go down and talk to these people, basically it's a fair-type atmosphere, learn more about how to serve and how they can continue to do service in their communities moving forward. we will also have events in all 350 states -- 50 states. and this is actually the first inaugural committee that has paid for staff in all 50 states, because this is a priority of the first family to see this service day both to honor the memory of martin luther king jr., but also as a tradition that we hope will live on past this inaugural and become part of inaugurations regardless of who's in our position in four years. once we wrap up on the mall, there's one more event on saturday evening, that's the kids'